Vanitas, memento mori

VANITAS [noun] in art, a genre of still-life painting that flourished in the Netherlands in the early century. A vanitas painting contains collections of objects symbolic of the inevitability of.


On wings blowing through time. The space between wanting and feeling. the final rest desired upon kneeling. the desire for eyes further closing. the closing of thoughts as time is fleeting. ~X~ ~~~~ Memento Mori Card *unknown* ~~~~

Previous Pinner said: My next tattoo this phrase MEMENTO MORI - Latin 'remember that you will die', is an artistic or symbolic reminder of the inevitability of death.

Vanitas Still Life by Philippe de Champaigne (1602-1674)                                                                                                                                                                                 More

Memento Mori Art

Philippe de Champaigne - Vanitas Still Life with a Tulip, Skull and Hour-Glass - Fine Art Reproduction, individual art card

This ring dates from 1728; the absolute height of the memento mori style. It not only features the affectation of the ‘coffin’ shaped crystal, but it encapsulates the skeleton inlaid in black enamel around the band. Further to this, the element of the full skeleton inside the coffin crystal completes the sentiment. There is nowhere on the jewel that death is not represented.

This ring dates from the height of the memento mori style. It features a coffin-shaped crystal with a full skeleton inside, plus a skeleton inlaid in black enamel curves around the band.

Memento mori, ca. 1640.

"Memento Mori Remember to Die," woodcut, Folger Shakespeare Library, Washington DC. Text reads: It is appointed for all men once.

Ornamental panel with a 'memento mori' of skulls and burning bones  Engraving - 1490-1507

Ornamental panel with a 'memento mori' of skulls and burning bones Engraving…

Pendant of a Rosary with Memento Mori [Mexican or Flemish] (17.190.323) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

century Mexican (or Flemish) silver-gilt & rock-crystal pendant depicting a skull wearing an imperial crown, with crossbones and a cross beneath. (Metropolitan Museum of Art)

Memento Mori ring    Late 17th century, The Ashmolean Museum

Vintage Rings Memento Mori ring Late century, The Ashmolean Museum Good, Great, or just OK? Vintage Rings Vintage Engagement Ring Settings The

Carpe Diem Memento Mori | CARPE DIEM ET MEMENTO MORI - KEEP CALM AND CARRY ON Image Generator

CARPE DIEM ET MEMENTO MORI. Another original poster design created with the Keep Calm-o-matic. Buy this design or create your own original Keep Calm design now.

Philips Gijsels - Memento Mori

“ gvstradamvs: “ MEMENTO MORI Philips Gijsels ” 1650 (Netherlands) A Memento Mori with a skull and crossbones ”